Definition of Eriosoma lanigerum
1. Noun. Primarily a bark feeder on aerial parts and roots of apple and other trees.
Group relationships: Eriosoma, Genus Eriosoma
Generic synonyms: Woolly Aphid, Woolly Plant Louse
Eriosoma Lanigerum Pictures
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Eriosoma Lanigerum Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Eriosoma Lanigerum
Literary usage of Eriosoma lanigerum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. First- Second Annual Report Upon the Natural History and Geology of the by Ezekiel Holmes, Charles Henry Hitchcock (1862)
"eriosoma lanigerum, the American blight, a wooly or cottony covered species, feed on the sap wood of the apple. Coccidae, or bark lice, are scale-like in ..."
2. Management Guide for Low-Input Sustainable Apple Production by Lorraine P. Berkett (1994)
"... eriosoma lanigerum (Hausmann) Description: Eggs of all four species are bright yellow when laid, gradually turn greenish yellow, then shiny jet black. ..."